List of US State Financial Regulators


  1. Alabama Money Transmitter License
    Department: Alabama Securities Commission
    Website: http://www.asc.state.al.us/
    Link for Money Transmission
  2. Alaska Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
    Website:  https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/
    Link for Money Services Businesses
  3. Arizona Money Transmitter License
    Department: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.azdfi.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  4. Arkansas Money Transmitter License
    Department: Arkansas Securities Department
    Website: http://www.securities.arkansas.gov/
    Link for Money Services
  5. California Money Transmitter License
    Department: California Department of Business Oversight
    Website: http://www.dbo.ca.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  6. Colorado Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Regulatory Agencies
    Website: https://www.colorado.gov/dora/division-banking
    Link for Money Transmitters
  7. Connecticut Money Transmitter License
    Department: Connecticut Department of Banking
    Website: http://www.ct.gov/dob/site/
    Link for Money Transmitter Licensing
  8. Delaware Money Transmitter License
    Department: Office of the State Bank Commissioner
    Website: http://banking.delaware.gov/
    Link for Sale of Checks and Transmission of Money Licenses
  9. Florida Money Transmitter License
    Department: Florida Office of Financial Regulation
    Website: http://www.flofr.com/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  10. Georgia Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Banking & Finance
    Website: http://dbf.georgia.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  11. Hawaii Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs: Financial Institutions
    Website: http://cca.hawaii.gov/dfi/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  12. Idaho Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Finance
    Website: http://www.finance.idaho.gov/
    Link on Money Transmitters
  13. Illinois Money Transmitter License
    Department: Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
    Website: http://www.idfpr.com/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  14. Indiana Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.in.gov/dfi/
    Link for Consumer Credit Licensing (all licensing is via NMLS)
  15. Iowa Money Transmitter License
    Department: Iowa Division of Banking
    Website: http://www.idob.state.ia.us/
    Link to NMLS for Licensing
  16. Kansas Money Transmitter License
    Department: Office of the State Bank Commissioner
    Website: http://www.osbckansas.org/
    Link for Money Transmitter Application Forms (and other links)
  17. Kentucky Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://kfi.ky.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  18. Louisiana Money Transmitter License
    Department: Office of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.ofi.state.la.us/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  19. Maine Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Professional & Financial Regulation: Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection
    Website: http://www.maine.gov/pfr/consumercredit/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  20. Maryland Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
    Website: http://www.dllr.state.md.us/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  21. Massachusetts Money Transmitter License
    Department: Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation: Division of Banks
    Website: http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/government/oca-agencies/dob-lp/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  22. Michigan Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
    Website: http://www.michigan.gov/lara
    Link for Money Transmission Services
  23. Minnesota Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Commerce
    Website: http://mn.gov/commerce/
    Link for Money Transmission
  24. Mississippi Money Transmitter License
    Department: Mississippi Department of Banking & Consumer Finance
    Website: https://www.dbcf.ms.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitter
  25. Missouri Money Transmitter License
    Department: Division of Finance
    Website: http://finance.mo.gov/
  26. Montana Money Transmitter License
    Department: Division of Banking & Financial Institutions
    Website: http://banking.mt.gov/
  27. Nebraska Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Banking & Finance
    Website: http://www.ndbf.ne.gov/
  28. Nevada Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Business & Industry: Division of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.fid.state.nv.us/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  29. New Hampshire Money Transmitter License
    Department: Banking Department
    Website: http://www.nh.gov/banking/
  30. New Jersey Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Banking & Insurance
    Website: http://www.state.nj.us/dobi/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  31. New Mexico Money Transmitter License
    Department: New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department
    Website: http://www.rld.state.nm.us/
  32. New York Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Services
    Website: http://www.dfs.ny.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  33. North Carolina Money Transmitter License
    Department: Commissioner of Banks
    Website: http://www.nccob.gov/public/
  34. North Dakota Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.nd.gov/dfi/
  35. Ohio Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Commerce
    Website: http://www.com.state.oh.us/
  36. Oklahoma Money Transmitter License
    Department: Banking Department
    Website: http://www.ok.gov/banking/
  37. Oregon Money Transmitter License
    Department: Division of Financial Regulation
    Website: http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/dfcs/
  38. Pennsylvania Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Banking & Securities
    Website: http://www.dobs.pa.gov/
  39. Rhode Island Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Business Regulation
    Website: http://www.dbr.state.ri.us/
  40. South Carolina Money Transmitter License
    Department: State Board of Financial Institutions: Consumer Finance Division
    Website: http://www.consumerfinance.sc.gov/
  41. South Dakota Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Labor & Regulation
    Website: http://dlr.sd.gov/banking/
  42. Tennessee Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.tennessee.gov/tdfi/
  43. Texas Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Banking
    Website: http://www.dob.texas.gov/
    Link for Money Services Businesses
  44. Utah Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://dfi.utah.gov/
  45. Vermont Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Regulation
    Website: http://www.dfr.vermont.gov/
  46. Virginia Money Transmitter License
    Department: State Corporation Commission
    Website: http://www.scc.virginia.gov/
  47. Washington Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/
  48. West Virginia Money Transmitter License
    Department: Division of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.dfi.wv.gov/
  49. Wisconsin Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Financial Institutions
    Website: http://www.wdfi.org/
  50. Wyoming Money Transmitter License
    Department: Division of Banking
    Website: http://wyomingbankingdivision.wyo.gov/

Other US Territories: Money Transmitter License

  1. District of Columbia Money Transmitter License
    Department: Department of Insurance, Securities & Banking
    Website: http://disb.dc.gov/
    Link for Money Transmitters
  2. Puerto Rico Money Transmitter License
    Department: Commissioner of Financial Institutions of Puerto Rico
    Website: http://www.ocif.pr.gov/
    Link for New Application Checklist on NMLS for Puerto Rico (PDF)
  3. Guam Money Transmitter License
    Department: Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation
    Website: https://www.guamtax.com/about/regulatory.html
  4. U.S. Virgin Islands Money Transmitter License
    Department: Office of the Lieutenant Governor – Division of Banking, Insurance & Financial Regulation
    Website: https://ltg.gov.vi/departments/banking-insurance-and-financial-regulation/
  5. Northern Mariana Islands Money Transmitter License
    Department: CNMI Department of Commerce
    Website: http://commerce.gov.mp/

The nomenclature and links for the regulators that service Money Services Businesses keeps on changing.

Other Relevant Links for Money Transmitter License

  1. Department of Treasury: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
    Important Information for MSBs
    Website: https://www.fincen.gov/resources/financial-institutions/money-services-businesses
  2. NMLS Resource Center
    Website: https://nationwidelicensingsystem.org/

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This page was last updated on September 2, 2021.